Ever since the redesigned Lexus IS hit the scene, we've been wondering about the 416-horsepower IS F model, and now we finally have some answers. For 2014, the IS F carries over with the previous bodystyle, and Lexus gives its sport sedan some small changes to go with a higher starting price of $63,350 (*not including $910 for destination) when it goes on sale in October. Compared to the 2013 model (shown above), the price has risen by $1,600.

For that extra money, buyers will get a couple styling changes like the new carbon fiber decklid spoiler and LED fog lights, as well as some minor interior updates like headrests embossed with the "F" logo, Alcantara trim added to the door panels and center console cover, semi-aniline leather replacing the black leather and black Alcantara seat-inserts added to cars equipped with the red leather seats.

The price hike for the IS F is considerably higher than the rest of the 2014 IS lineup such as the $885 increase for the new IS250 and the $855 drop for the IS350 while pricing for both IS Convertible models (IS250C and IS350C) went up by $100 each. Speaking of price increases, Lexus has also increased its destination charge slightly from $895 up to $910.
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WHAT'S NEW FOR 2014 TOYOTA
2014 IS F

On-Sale Date: October 2013

Exterior

- LED foglamps (bulbs changed to LEDs)
- Carbon fiber rear spoiler

Interior

- All headrests embossed with "F" logo
- Alcantara trim (black) added to doors and center console cover
- Black full semi-aniline leather trimmed seats (replaces black alcantara and leather-trimmed seats)
- Red leather-trimmed seats receive black alcantara inserts with red perforation and black leather-trimmed headrests

Mechanical
-Carryover

Other
-Carryover

MSRP
-IS F $63,350


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      Mike
      • 1 Year Ago
      Even as a Lexus owner, this really is the return no one asked for. Expect $10K off MSRP next year
      Mondrell
      • 1 Year Ago
      Not too shocked by this. Several manufacturers have continued to sell the high-performance variant of a model after the introduction of a new primary line, though I can't recall any that rolled the incumbent into the successive model year. That said, I agree with Chumley's general sentiment. Nothing wrong with the previous-generation IS, but it's noticeably off the standard set by the current car, and a price hike in spite of that seems silly.
      rmkensington
      • 1 Year Ago
      A camry with side scoops. For $63k I want my car to look like nothing else on the road.
        Yaman Ahmed
        • 1 Year Ago
        @rmkensington
        This is rwd, V8, and with 8 gears; how in the world is this like a camry?
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Yaman Ahmed
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          550PlusX5
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Yaman Ahmed
          All you had to say was "8 gears" automatic slushbox.... Done... Finished... End of story....
          stonehunte
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Yaman Ahmed
          550....There is a bunch of lazy lame-0-matic lovers on this board.
          550PlusX5
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Yaman Ahmed
          @Aaron. 1. The 550 has a stick option...Of course you wouldn't know that. 2. The ISF doesn't even have that option. 3. If this was really a performance oriented vehicle, the ISF wouldh ave a DCT type gearbox instead of a slushbox automatic....Like the rest of the performance sports sedans... Fail, Fail, and Fail on the IS-F.... $63k...Like someone else said.. Stingray.
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Yaman Ahmed
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      retardedp4
      • 1 Year Ago
      That's the nicest looking Camry I've ever seen.
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        @retardedp4
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        @retardedp4
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      miketim1
      • 1 Year Ago
      I love ths car.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @miketim1
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          NightFlight
          • 1 Year Ago
          Did you just call the IS-F understated? What planet are you from, sir?
      collabplan
      • 1 Year Ago
      At $63,000+, or even a much lower price point, this is a guaranteed flop. Lexus has completely lost their way.
      Scooter
      • 1 Year Ago
      S T I N G R A Y
      RetrogradE
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'm sure it's a nice car--and I'd love to drive one someday. However, to me the IS-F looks like "luxury rice." It's only missing underbody neon lights and a spoiler. Maybe a few JDM badges wouldn't hurt, either.
        • 1 Year Ago
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      KyleR
      • 1 Year Ago
      $63,350 is within spitting distance of the MSRP for a CTS-V, which would get you a better looking, better handling, better performing vehicle, and one that actually touts "luxury". Why anyone would choose the IS F over the V-series is beyond me.
        11fiveoh
        • 1 Year Ago
        @KyleR
        To me, the IS F has a lot more presence.
        RufusOne
        • 7 Months Ago
        @KyleR
        Sorry Dude but no. The cadillac will not outperform the Lexus. It will not handle better. That car is overweight. It needs to hit the gym. On the luxury department, sure. And i'm willing to bet you USD 63,000 that the cadillac will be less reliable.
      NY EVO X MR GUY
      • 1 Year Ago
      Dated and uninspiring for the price. And thats the starting price. Wait until its loaded. You are kissing mid to upper 60s. Depreciation is surely expected.
      Renaurd
      • 1 Year Ago
      Ivory soap.
      godwhomismike
      • 1 Year Ago
      Way Too EXPENSIVE!!!!!!!
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